40í drop bottom gondola with side extension and wood chip load
is painted black with white lettering. It was built in September
1937 by Pressed Steel Car Co., serviced in June 1973, and runs
on Bettendorf trucks. Northern Pacificís series 52000-52749
GS drop bottom gondolas were built and then later fitted with
height extensions to provide a low-cost chip car, creating the
series 118500- 118540. The conversion created woodchip cars
with a cubic capacity to 3968 cubic feet.